Guernsey place names around the world

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There are places and streets with Channel Islands connections in many parts of the world. If you know of any others, or know the story behind any of these - please contribute.

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United Kingdom

Street Names in England

Avon

  • Alderney Avenue, Broom Hill, Bristol BS4
  • Guernsey Avenue, Broom Hill, Bristol BS4
  • Jersey Avenue, Broom Hill, Bristol BS4
  • St Aubin Avenue, Broom Hill, Bristol BS4

Bedfordshire

  • Guernsey Close, Luton LU4

Buckinghamshire

  • Guernsey Close, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19

Cheshire

  • Guernsey Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8
  • Guernsey Close, Congleton CW12
  • Guernsey Close, Middlewich CW10

Devon

  • Alderney Road, Plymouth PL6

Dorset

  • Guernsey Street, Fortuneswell, Isle of Portland
  • Guernsey Road, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Alderney Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Sark Road, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Herm Road, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Jersey Road, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • St Helier Road, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Corbiere Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • St Brelades Avenue, Poole, Dorset BH12
  • Plemont Close, Poole, Dorset BH12

Hampshire

  • Alderney Avenue, Basingstoke RG22
  • Guernsey Close, Basingstoke RG24
  • Guernsey Close, Southampton SO16
  • Alderney Close, Southampton SO16

Humberside

  • Guernsey Grove, Immingham, South Humberside DN40

Kent

  • Alderney Road, Erith, Kent DA8
  • Sark Close, Dymchurch, Romney Marsh TN29

London

  • Guernsey Road, London E11
  • Alderney Road, London E1
  • Alderney Street, London SW1
  • Guernsey Grove, London SE24

Lancashire

  • Guernsey Road, Liverpool L13
  • Sark Road, Liverpool L13
  • Brelade, Liverpool L13
  • Portelet Road, Liverpool L13
  • Alderney Road, Liverpool L5
  • Herm Road, Liverpool L5
  • Guernsey Avenue, Blackburn BB2
  • Alderney Close, Blackburn BB2
  • Sark Road, Manchester M21
  • Guernsey Close, Appleton, Warrington WA4
  • Alderney Close, Ellesmere Port CH65
  • Alderney Close, Macclesfield SK11

Middlesex

  • Alderney Avenue, Hounslow TW5
  • Jersey Road, Hounslow, TW5
  • Guernsey Close, Hounslow TW5
  • Sark Close, Hounslow TW5

Norfolk

  • Guernsey Road, Norwich NR3

Nottinghamshire

  • Alderney Street, Nottingham NG7

Somerset

  • Alderney Road, Bridgwater, Somerset TA6

Staffordshire

  • Alderney Close, Newcastle ST5
  • Sark Close, Newcastle ST5
  • Sark Place, Adderley Green, Stoke-on-Trent

Sunderland

  • Guernsey Road, Sunderland SR4
  • Sark Close, Carlisle CA3

Surrey

  • Guernsey Close, Guildford GU4

Warwickshire

  • Alderney Close, Bramcote, Nuneaton CV11
  • Alderney Close, Coventry CV6

West Sussex

  • Guernsey Close, Crawley RH11
  • Sark Close, Crawley RH11
  • Jersey Road, Ferring, Worthing, W Sussex BN12
  • Guernsey Road, Ferring, Worthing, W Sussex BN12
  • Alderney Road, Ferring, Worthing, W Sussex BN12
  • Herm Road, Ferring, Worthing, W Sussex BN12

Wiltshire

  • Alderney Close, Wootton Basset, Swindon SN4

Yorkshire (South)

There were four streets built in 1877 for the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Building Society and all named after Channel Islands[1]:

  • Guernsey Road, Sheffield S2
  • Alderney Road, Sheffield S2
  • Sark Road, Sheffield S2
  • Jersey Road, Sheffield S2

Yorkshire (West)

  • Guernsey Road, Dewsbury, West Yorks WF12
  • Alderney Road, Dewsbury, West Yorks WF12

Street Names in Wales

Gwent

  • Alderney Street, Newport, Gwent NP20


North America

United States

Arkansas

  • Guernsey, Hempstead County

California

  • Guernsey, Kings County

Colorado

  • Guernsey Gulch, Park County

Connecticut

  • Guernsey Hill, Litchfield County

Florida

  • Guernsey Park, Orange County

Indiana

  • Guernsey, White County

Iowa

  • City of Guernsey, Poweshiek County

Michigan

  • Guernsey Lake, Kalkasa County
  • Little Guernsey Lakes, Kalkasa County
  • Guernsey Lake, Barry County

Minnesota

  • Guernsey Lake, Todd County

Ohio

Pennsylvania

  • Guernsey, Adams County

Wyoming

  • Town of Guernsey, Platte County - http://www.townofguernseywy.us/
  • Guernsey State Park, National Historic Landmark – which the historic Oregon Trail runs through
  • Camp Guernsey Airport, Platte County

Canada

Asia-Pacific region

Solomon Islands

Antarctica

  • Mount Guernsey [2] – an ice-covered mountain, named “Ile Guernesey” in 1909 by the French Antarctic Expedition led by the polar explorer Jean-Baptiste Charcot (1867-1936).

References

  1. Harvey, Peter, Street Names of Sheffield, Sheaf Publishing, Sheffield, 2001
  2. Mount Guernsey, wikipedia, retrieved 25 Feb 2012
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